Julius Baer Off to a `Good Start' in 2013, CEO Says

Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Julius Baer Group Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Boris Collardi talks about the Swiss wealth manager's full-year profit reported today and its purchase of Bank of America Corp.'s Merrill Lynch wealth-management units outside the U.S. He speaks from Zurich with Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

Statoil Comfortable With Financial Situation, Says Saetre
13:07 - Statoil ASA, Norway’s biggest oil producer, reported its first adjusted loss following the plunge in crude prices that has roiled the industry for nearly two years. The company also deepened spending cuts. Adjusted earnings after tax, which excludes financial and other items, dropped to a loss of $28 million from a $929 million profit a year earlier, the Stavanger-based company said Wednesday. That missed the $294 million average estimate in a Bloomberg poll of 16 analysts. Statoil CEO Eldar Saetre tells Bloomberg's Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on "Countdown" he's very comfortable with financial situation adding the oil price impact in line with expectations.
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